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Discussion on the Supreme Court verdict in the Independent Thought case
On 10th October 2017 a landmark judgement was passed by the Supreme Court in Independent Thought v. UOI & Anr. regarding the marital rape exemption as applicable to married girls under 18 years of age. CLPR invites lawyers, CSOs, government officials and academics to discuss the details of the judgment, on how it could be implemented and its impact on the Karnataka amendments to the Prohibition of Child Marriage Act 2006 (PCMA).